The Madala of the South African Stage Crews


Alfred Mbulelo Ndabambi is affectionately known as Alfie by many of his colleagues in the Theatre and Events industry. He was born on 12th of June 1947 in the town of Ugie in the Maclear district of the Eastern Cape. There were four boys and four girls in the Ndabambi family and amongst them, three of the boys; Patrick, Sipho and Alfie, would eventually find work in the theatre. 

Sep 12, 2019 Read More

Spotlight on: Maria Matjomane


Fun loving and energetic Maria Matjomane, who forms part of the Johannesburg division of IVTM not only forms an invaluable role as conference & events administrator but is also a proud wife and mother. When she doesn’t have her hands full at the office, she has her hands full with their latest addition to the family, her bundle of joy, Katlego. 

Sep 11, 2019 Read More

Spotlight on: Liza Hooper


Loves: Creative thinking and coming up with designs that convey the idea or concept in a fun innovative way. Visual communicator. Avid photographer and follower of all that’s creative and different.

Feb 25, 2019 Read More

Gearhouse embraces the spirt of the Global Citizen Project


The Gearhouse Group, South Africa’s leading complete technical solutions provider for the events industry, has a long and proud tradition of empowering youth through its highly respected Kentse Mpahlwa Academy. As the key technical solutions provider for the recent Global Citizen Festival Mandela 100, held at the FNB Stadium on 02 December, Gearhouse used the occasion to extend a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to its current academy learners participate in South Africa’s biggest-ever live production.

Feb 25, 2019 Read More

Guns n Roses: Once in this lifetime


There was no time to hang around as Gearhouse worked around the clock to ensure Guns N’ Roses’ first South African concert for 30 years went off without a hitch, discovers Simon Luckhurst.

Feb 25, 2019 Read More

Gearhouse raises its game


Live events supplier Gearhouse has invested in additional K2 and KS28 L-Acoustics cabinets, 36 LA12x amplified controllers in LA-RAKII and eight P1 AVB audio processors, making it the largest L-Acoustics Certified Provider in South Africa and boosting its ability to service even the most ambitious national events. This investment also makes Gearhouse the first company on the continent to meet the new KX Standard for its large format systems. In December, this new capability was put into service at the massive Global Citizen Festival in the 90,000 capacity FNB Stadium in Johannesburg.

Feb 25, 2019 Read More

T’is the Season, to G.I.V.E


G = Generosity

I = Is

V = Very

E = Enriching

Feb 25, 2019 Read More

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